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Timeline Event:


Mar 24, 1919

The battleship USS Idaho (BB 42) was commissioned and spent the next ten years in the Pacific. Following conversion, she was sent to the Atlantic during the beginning of WWII in Europe and returned to the Pacific following the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor and participated in gunfire support of the Aleutian, Marianas, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa Campaigns. After the end of WWII, Idaho was decommissioned in Jun 1946 and sold for scrapping in Nov 1947.

Theater:  North America

ItemType:  Equipment

More Information: 

Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command


Date Added: 2011-03-25

Tags: Battleship, USS Idaho


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